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Swedish-Wedding
Life in Sweden

I have had the privilege to attend a Swedish wedding when my good friends Anna and Jörgen got married in 2012. With the royal wedding that just happened, and with my own wedding planning starting for 2016, I have weddings on the brain! I knew some Swedish wedding traditions from my

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Life in SwedenPiece of SwedenSwedish language

Allt för Sverige finished its 4th season last year. Practice your Swedish, learn about Swedish culture and heritage, and watch Americans in Sweden finding out about their past. You can now watch the whole season for free on YouTube! Enjoy this Allt för Sverige Season 4 playlist

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healthLife in Sweden

Ok, one more thing to add to the “Sweden is Amazing” list. Now in Sweden, when you give blood, you will get a text when your blood is used to help someone. Sweden started this initiative in Stockholm 3 years ago, and it has had such good success, they are rolling

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Swedish-money
Life in Sweden

When I lived in Sweden 3 years ago (I can’t believe it has been that long already!), I remember a “betala med kort” campaign that we got in the mail in Skellefteå. The campaign read that it is better to NOT have cash on you. With cash, you are more vulnerable

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